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That Giant Antarctic Iceberg Just Revealed an Ecosystem Hidden For Thousands of Years

"A fantastic, unknown area for scientific research."<p>When a vast trillion-tonne chunk of ice the size of Delaware broke free from Antarctica in July, …

18 Great Bets For French Dining in Montreal

La Belle Province may have its own distinct identity and fare, but it never forgot its roots. Quebec’s food is arguably incomplete without a bite of poutine or tourtière — and while Montreal is an ocean away from France, colonization means there’s a major French presence, and lots for those who …

France

Building your own smart mirror is surprisingly easy

Take that, Snow White<p>Smart mirrors are straight from science fiction. They’re part of an optimistic vision of the future that imagines a world where screens and data are everywhere, ready to feed you whatever information you need at a moment’s notice.<p>But it turns out that building your own smart …

Raspberry Pi

Ancient DNA solves mystery of the Canaanites, reveals the biblical people’s fate

<b>By Ben Guarino</b><p>In the Bronze Age, between 4,000 and 3,000 years ago, a diverse group of people called the Canaanites lived in the Middle East. Despite …

10 Great Casual Eats in Old Montreal

Tourists: they may be good for the economy, but for many Montrealers they make Old Montreal a no-go zone, particularly in the peak summer season.<p>The selfie-stick wielding hordes typically cite the “European feel” of the neighbourhood as the main attraction — and they’re right, it’s pretty damn …

Montréal

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20 Romantic Date Ideas for Any Budget

When’s the last time you had a date night with your partner?<p>If you’re like most couples, chances are, it’s been a few months since you had some …

The ultimate guide to making marijuana tea: Bags, recipes, effects, highs and where to buy

Winter is officially here, and it's time to get warm, toasty and mellow as temperatures plunge. Enter marijuana tea — like a regular herbal blend, …

Tea

9 Delicious Crock-Pot Chicken Recipes

Need fresh ideas for chicken? Toss your favorite bird into the slow cooker, set it, and forget it until dinnertime.<p>Slow-Cooker Chicken Tikka …

DNA-editing breakthrough could fix 'broken genes' in the brain, delay ageing and cure incurable diseases

Scientists have discovered a new way to edit DNA that could fix “broken genes” in the brain, cure previously incurable diseases and potentially even …

Genetics

12 Whole-Food Swaps Under $10 That Make Clean Eating Easier Than You'd Expect

Eating better isn’t about cutting out entire food groups, eating low-fat everything, or guzzling juices or shakes. Deprivation diets are no way to …

Paralysed people could walk again instantly after scientists prove brain implant works in primates

Paralysed people could walk again instantly after scientists developed a brain implant which turns thought into electrical signals in the spine so that lost feeling can be restored after injury.<p>Currently people who break their backs or suffer a spinal trauma are unable to stand or move even though …

14 psychological tricks to get people to do what you want

Psychological research suggests there are plenty of ways to motivate people to do what you want — without them even realizing you've persuaded them.<p>We've rounded up 11 science-backed strategies for getting people to like you, to buy stuff, and to give you what you're after.<p>All of them will leave …

Psychology

Stop Eating This Food Immediately! It Causes 4 Types Of Cancer!

People with oily skin often have large and visible pores they hate. Because of this, these people try to make their pores less visible by shrinking …

Scientists Fit Hundreds of Megabytes of Data onto DNA

The most durable storage in history is in our own bodies.<p>Researchers at the University of Washington, working with Microsoft, have encoded 202 megabytes of data onto synthetic DNA molecules. In a breakthrough for storage, researchers fit more than a hundred books, the Universal Declaration of Human …

57 New Songs You Need In Your Life This Month

The best new indie, rap, pop, and country for July, in no particular order.<p>1. Utah-based band <b>The Aces</b>' dreamy, femme “Stuck.”<p>2. <b>Twenty One Pilots</b>' warped <i>Suicide Squad</i> soundtrack single, "Heathens."<p>3. Australian producer <b>Flume</b>'s crystalline <b>Beck</b> collab, “Tiny Cities."<p>4. “L.A.N.C.E.," a laidback banger …

Once thought of as just a dream — is the hyperloop a real possibility?

It sounds like science fiction: a hyperloop that propels passengers traveling from San Francisco to Los Angeles in levitating pods through a nearly airless tube. Their pace rivals the speed of sound. The journey takes only 30 minutes.<p>According to Brogan BamBrogan, former SpaceX engineer and now …

High-speed Rail

Rolls-Royce Vision Next 100: Rolls Royce 103ex Could Be The Future of Luxury Mobility

<b>Rolls-Royce Vision Next 100</b> is the future vision project of this world’s leading luxury brand about the future of luxury mobility. With code name …

Rolls-Royce

The Basslet wearable subwoofer delivers beats and basslines directly to your body

I first tried on a prototype of the Basslet wearable subwoofer at SXSW 2016. Built by a Berlin startup called Lofelt and headed by CEO/cofounder Daniel Büttner and CTO/cofounder Gwydion ap Dafydd (ex-Ableton and Native Instruments leaders respectively) the Basslet has a strange appeal that I didn’t …

Wearable Tech

300-mile electric and fuel-cell cars in Mercedes' future

Mercedes-Benz lays out its plans for hybrids, electric cars and fuel cells - as well as internal combustionDaimler has laid out its driveline …

New Fallout Pip-Boy replica is a $350 ‘smartwatch' for phone calls and text messages

Remember last E3, how Bethesda announced a real-life Pip-Boy? And remember how it was essentially a crummy smartphone shell? Well, this E3 Bethesda has revealed a new Pip-Boy and this one looks maybe — just maybe — like it’s the Pip-Boy <i>Fallout</i> fans wanted all along.<p>Unlike the old version, the …

Wearable Tech

I transformed my Jeep into a moving house to travel Africa for 2 years — here's what it was like to build

A few years ago I drove a Jeep from Alaska to Argentina. I learned a lot on that trip about where I want to go and what kind of vehicle I want to live in.<p>After years of saving and planning, I bought a 2007 four-door Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon to turn into a house on wheels to drive around …

Off-roading

NASA's Kepler Telescope Finds Cluster of 1,284 Planets | Inc.com

Humans are one step closer to finding out if we are alone in the galaxy. After four years of observing the sky and three years sifting and analyzing data, NASA announced that the Kepler space telescope discovered 1,284 planets, nine of which could potentially host Earth-like habitable …

Universe

It looks like Samsung's crazy folding smartphone is actually happening

According to Korean news site ETNews, Samsung will apparently start mass-producing the "smartlet" — as we call it — this year for a 2017 release.<p>What the heck is a smartlet? It's a smartphone with a folding screen that can turn into a tablet when you unfold it.<p>In a call with investors in January, …

Mobile

Android From Scratch: Building Your First Android Application

What You'll Be CreatingAfter taking a look at the current state of Android development and how to set up your development environment, in this …

Android News